Your child will grow and blossom in the Montessori environment. He begins at 2.5 or 3 years old establishing the foundations spreading the roots which will nourish the learning to come. In the 2nd or 3rd year he will begin to learn through manipulation of the didactic materials. Pictures will form in his mind of the symbols for letters, numbers, and what and how things relate in the environment.
The 3rd level may be year 3 or 4 depending on the child’s emotional, physical and academic development. During this year she becomes the leader, and mentors to the younger children. The “works” he has touched, and manipulated for the first 2 or 3 years of education now pass to the level of abstraction. The child himself is surprised at how much he or she knows.
The student in her last year is called upon to write and direct plays, create songs with musical notes, read books and teach games to younger children. He acquires the ability to do mental arithmetic with ease and understand basic math concepts. The younger students are drawn along in the flow of learning with the mature assured elders of the class